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|July 08, 2008, 04:18 PM||#1 (permalink)|
FLK - Need Input
I reached 70 last Thursday. My gear is pretty bad, but I'm a firm believer that gear comes in time. In the meantime I'm trying to work on maximizing my output.
My guild is in BT/MH, and they run T5 for fun once a week. This week they were short about 7 people and I managed to sneak into the raid with 800 shadow damage - sweet!
(My first kara run is tonight, be gentle)
Boss: Fathom Lord
I thought I was doing alright until I looked at the parse for FLK and compared my output to the other Affliction lock in the raid (using Canadian Pimps great post on WWS as a guide).
WWS for me: http://wowwebstats.com/ykwzlwfhe2cam...440&a=x187178c
WWS for her: http://wowwebstats.com/ykwzlwfhe2cam...440&a=x16a8403
I know I have to work on my dot uptime, but what I was not prepared for was the difference in shadow bolt casting. She casted 86 times to my 52.
Maybe I do not understand the mechanics of dark pacting/life tapping and that is killing my SB volume ... I don't know. I'm at a complete loss to explain why she got that many more bolts in, and thought I would present this to you guys.
|July 08, 2008, 05:04 PM||#2 (permalink)|
Re: FLK - Need Input
Does the other lock have haste gear? Is their talents put into destro for the reduced SB casting time? Are yours? Did the other lock have a shaman/spriest and you didn't? All these can lead to more SB's than what you had for a given amt of time. Or it could be that you just need to refine your rotation some to pick up a bit of extra time.
|July 08, 2008, 05:30 PM||#3 (permalink)|
Re: FLK - Need Input
For anyone else commenting i just armoried the other lock:
The World of Warcraft Armory
Looking at her in full raid buffs she's sitting right under 1488 shadow damage. Obviously she has a little more experience than you and should be doing quite a bit more damage than you. Most likely that is translating into better timed refreshes and less movement. I expect since you are new to raiding that you moved around quite a bit and lost a lot of casts from that. BTW did you cancel any sb's to refresh? Did you always let your dots get that last tick? All of that is important. FLK isn't a particularly movement heavy fight as long as you move from tornadoes you can pretty much stand and nuke.
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